Civil society and opposition groups cling to the hope that the controversial Protection of State Information Bill will go to the Constitutional Court.
The ANC has adopted the final draft of the Protection of State Information Bill in the absence of opposition parties, who walked out.
Opposition parties have accused the ANC of retracting concessions made in recent weeks on the espionage section of the secrecy Bill.
The Protection of State Information Bill has been rewritten to general relief, but the latest draft still makes for a messy clash of laws.
The National Council of Provinces hopes for agreement among parties when it produces its final draft of the Protection of State Information Bill.
It is a pity that the media has not given much attention to the positive aspects of the Protection of Personal Information Bill, writes John Jeffery.
A proposed law threatens journalists who work outside the mainstream of print and TV, writes Vinayak Bhardwaj and Stefaans Brummer.
The state security department is standing firm on the public interest clause in the Protection of State Information Bill, writes Kwanele Sosibo.
The factionalism and divisions within the ruling party and how they play out will determine the relationship between the party and the electorate.
Cosatu has now backtracked on its strong opposition to the Info Bill and called for discussions.
Thobile Ntola, the president of Sadtu, criticised the info Bill publicly without debating it within the teachers' union, leaders say.
Civic organisations say the passing of the secrecy Bill came as no surprise but they would continue to fight it at the National Council of Provinces.
The National Assembly voted in the Protection of Information Bill on Tuesday with 229 votes.
Journalists, activists and citizens around SA have joined protests against the controversial secrecy Bill, which Parliament will vote on today.
Mass demonstrations against the Protection of Information Bill will be held today, as it is put to the vote in Parliament's National Assembly.
M&G editor-in-chief Nic Dawes explains why we blacked out the Mac Maharaj article and what our next steps will be to publish the story.
The National Assembly is expected to pass the controversial Protection of State Information Bill next week.
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